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Local man helps fight to end breast cancer by wearing pink

October 5th, 2016


Marlborough – In observance of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, Kevin Boyle of Marlborough has waged war and his combat gear is pink. The owner of KB Lawns is among 26 community and business leaders throughout central Massachusetts participating in the Real Men Wear Pink fundraiser for the American Cancer Society (ACS).

Friends of the Grafton Elders to host fundraising luncheon

October 5th, 2016

Winnie Paul. Photo/submitted

Grafton – The late Winnie Paul, one of the founders of Friends of the Grafton Elders (FOGE, pronounced fou-gee), will be honored at a fundraising luncheon celebrating the group’s 35th birthday. Sixteen members of Paul’s family plan to attend the event, which will be held Sunday, Oct. 16, starting at 12 p.m., at Hunter’s Grille & Tap at the Grafton Inn, 25 Grafton Center.

Hudson-area families learn to cope with addiction, recovery

October 5th, 2016


Hudson – Erin Holmes travelled weekly from her Hudson home to Learn to Cope meetings in Worcester while her son Matthew struggled with heroin addiction and pursued recovery. A 2011 Hudson High School alum and Army veteran, Matthew relapsed after a long-term recovery and passed away at age 22 this past January.

Mark’s Northeastern Furniture Foundation announces two new board members

October 4th, 2016


Westborough – Mark’s Northeastern Furniture Foundation has announced the addition of a marketing firm executive and a nonprofit attorney to its board of directors. Joining the board is Peter Drakulich, CEO of DrivingUpSales, and Justin Silverman, a Westborough-based attorney who is also executive director of a regional nonprofit organization. In addition to Drakulich and Silverman, […]

Central One donates $20,000 to Shrewsbury High School athletics

October 4th, 2016

(l to r) Central One Assistant Vice President of Retail David Kaiser, Shrewsbury High School (SHS) Vice Principal P.J. O’Connell, Shrewsbury Superintendent Dr. Joseph Sawyer, student athletes, SHS Athletics Director Jason Costa, and Central One Shrewsbury Branch Manager Joan Day
Photo/Melanie Petrucci

Shrewsbury – For the fourth year, Central One Federal Credit union has donated $20,000 to the Shrewsbury High School (SHS) Athletic Department.

Saturdays at Fay to present ‘Harry Potter Hogwarts Training Academy’

October 4th, 2016

Southborough – “Saturdays at Fay” is a series of free Saturday morning programs designed for children ages 2-8. On Saturday, Oct. 22, from 10-11 a.m. the school will present “Harry Potter Hogwarts Training Academy.” “Professor Jungle-Flick” will teach children how to perform their own magic, play some Quidditch, and even learn Defense Against the Dark […]

Rotman honored by Congregation Beth Israel Sisterhood

October 4th, 2016


Worcester – Ida Rotman, who co-founded Rotmans Furniture with her late husband Murray in the 1960s, was recently honored by Worcester’s Congregation Beth Israel Sisterhood. Rotman was named a “Woman of Achievement” for her outstanding service to the Sisterhood. A gift was made in her name to the Torah Fund Campaign of Women’s League for […]

Commerce Bank launches food drive for Worcester County Food Bank

October 4th, 2016

Region – Commerce Bank has announced that its 13 offices throughout Central Massachusetts are collecting donated food items for the Worcester County Food Bank, to help it feed hungry people living in 60 cities and towns in the region. “The Worcester County Food Bank provides critical services to those in need in our community,” said […]

Women’s Biz Network slated for Oct. 21

October 4th, 2016

Stow – The Assabet Valley Chamber’s Women’s Business Network (WBN) will host a meeting on Friday, Oct. 21, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Emma’s Café in the Stow Shopping Plaza (117 Great Rd.). This event features a “farm fresh” buffet, dessert, coffee, tea, and water, and a perpetual book swap. This month’s guest speaker […]

Marlborough Savings Bank ‘take over’ Hudson’s downtown

October 4th, 2016

Marlborough Savings Bank and North Middlesex Savings Bank employees form an “H” and a heart in front of the Marlborough Savings Bank Hudson location before visiting downtown.

Hudson – On Sept. 21, nearly 100 Marlborough Savings Bank employees went to downtown Hudson and visited Main Street businesses in what they called the “MSB Hudson Takeover.” All employees were given $20 to spend at local establishments to contribute to the success of Hudson’s downtown, and in hope of promoting awareness of Marlborough Savings […]

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